Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Thruston tablet

The Thruston Tablet, found in Tennessee, is subject to a variety of interpretations.

Illustration of the Thruston Tablet. It is a (paraphrasing) "19 inch long, 15 inch wide, 1 inch thick slab of stone" found at Rocky Creek in Sumner County, Tennessee around 1878. From: Holmes 1891.

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Little is known about the dating of this piece, but here is one discussion of the various issues.


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